Frank T. Bow Federal Building, Canton, OH

Steel Industry by Glen Shaw, 1937 A series of thirteen, powerfully composed, murals each depicting a different facet of the steel industry that is so important to cities of Northern Ohio. The scenes are rendered in a complex of oil paint,…

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Federal Support for Murals and Other Arts

Many of the earlier murals in the United States on view to the public were created through the support of the Federal government. Today, most of these murals are under the care of the U.S. General Services Administration. The U.S.…

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A Rebirth of Public Art

This article features art conservation work by McKay Lodge Fine Arts Conservation Laboratory, a specialist in art conservation. The PDF file is here: MILLET MURALS AT METZENBAUM Clem Labine’s Traditional Building Volume 18 / Number 3, June 2005 A REBIRTH OF…

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Mural Conservation – Monumental N.C. Wyeth Relocation

In murals conservation (or mural conservation) removals for relocations are sometimes necessary for their survival when the buildings that house them are slated for demolition or for invasive alterations. These removals, as here, can be both extremely difficult and toxic…

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